Category Archives: faith

Transformation 2012: Day 5

If you visited yesterday’s post, you’ll see an image of the dining area wall at the end of the day (i.e. the start of the day today). To the uninitiated, it might not look that bad. I dared to feel … Continue reading

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Transformation 2012: Day 3

Today was another day in the process of renewing, reflecting, revitalizing and revealing; peeling back the layers and discovering what’s hidden below the surface. I spent my morning in prayerful retreat, then embarked on a new adventure. Inspired by Humans … Continue reading

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If I can, you can (aka “The first day of Christmas”)

Perhaps because I’ve been immersing myself in Psalms and Proverbs, which have plenty to say about pride and humility, or perhaps for reasons best ferreted out by a professional, this year I finally participated in Neil’s annual Christmahanukwanzaakah post (his … Continue reading

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It’s time to get clackin’

On November 1st my vision was still pretty foggy regarding my NaNoWriMo novel. Now, on November 13th, things are only marginally clearer, but I know that it’s time to get busy. In the last 2 weeks I’ve made 3 round … Continue reading

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A new adventure

As of this afternoon we’ve taken one more step toward ownership of a house that we intend to flip. We’ve had this idea in mind for a while, and we’ve been trying to find a good candidate. We made an … Continue reading

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and I thought self-editing was hard!

No matter how hard the challenge, tall the mountain or rough the course, I seem to be willing to grit my teeth, grunt, sweat and otherwise behave in a manner unbecoming a lady. I’m not sure what I am becoming … Continue reading

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Chronic comparing, the road to insanity and perhaps, eventually, death

Klout is going to make me crazy, I can tell already.Well, crazier. It’s like going on a diet and stepping on the scale 3 times a day (yes, I’ve done that). Worse, it lends itself to comparison with others, which … Continue reading

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Huge mistake or the best thing I’ve ever done?

Time will tell if yesterday’s mad dash to the finish line was worth it, or if the product of that “victory” will be a lesson on what not to do. The mad dash? I finished another round of self-editing on … Continue reading

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Editing, editing, editing

Tom Petty says that the Waiting is the hardest part, and God knows I’m not good at waiting (and that is not part of the process I’m looking forward to). Thus far, from where I’ve spent my day sitting, at … Continue reading

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Slaves to Righteousness

I’ve been thinking about the meaning of the scripture from Romans 6:13-23. Paul said we are “slaves to righteousness”. That seems like an odd concept, but I like his logic. We are slaves to whatever is dictating our actions and … Continue reading

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